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  Stirring a cup of tea
by Mique

Favorite thing: Burmese tea comes in different tastes. An average teashop can make at least 4 different teas. If not, it isn't considered a good teashop. so there is a good tasting tea for most people (us westerners included).

La Pha Ye' is the name for 'normal' tea. It refers to the burmese tea but you don't specify how strong or how sweet you want it. So you get tea that is average in sweetness and medium strong.

Cho Kyah: Strong and sweet
Polt Seint: light and not sweet
Cho Seint: normal (this is what you get when you order La Pha Ye')
Phan Cho: Strong and sweet
Kyah Ze: Very strong and not very sweet. This is the tea i usually drink.

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  • Written Dec 18, 2007
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